Bangkok embraces green living with the opening of a thriving forest park in 2022

Bangkok, a city that has been criticised for its lack of green spaces, is to welcome a thriving forest. A “forest park”, known as Benjakitti Forest Park, is set to open next year in the city’s Asoke area. It will a 1.5 kilometre elevated walkway, surrounded by tropical trees and a bicycle track that will connect to Lumpini Park. Along with a variety of plants, … Continue reading Bangkok embraces green living with the opening of a thriving forest park in 2022

Paris to green up the Champs-Élysées creating “an extraordinary garden”

Paris’ iconic avenue Champs-Élysées is to get a much-needed green makeover and turned in to “an extraordinary garden”. Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo recently announced that the Champs-Élysées will be greened up with gardens, tree tunnels, and more pedestrian areas. The renovation of the 1.2 mile long avenue involves significantly reducing the amount of vehicle traffic on the Champs-Élysées. The plan – by architect Philippe Chiambaretta and … Continue reading Paris to green up the Champs-Élysées creating “an extraordinary garden”